National Theatre Live: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
A bold reimagining of Tennessee Williams Cat on a Hot Tin Roof starring Sienna Miller alongside Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney.
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by Tennessee WilliamsDirected by Benedict AndrewsTennessee Williams twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in Londons West End in 2017.Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews thrilling revival (New York Times) stars Sienna Miller alongside Jack OConnell and Colm Meaney.On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gathers at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddys birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real and which will win out?A bold re-imagining… innovative and powerfully acted - Sunday TimesA brilliant, lacerating account of the play… unforgettable - The Independent
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